The Sustainable Growth Commission makes recommendations to reach the State's goals in planning, economic growth, and resource protection.
Federal Hill Park, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
In addition, the General Assembly addresses concerns about planning through the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, the House Environment and Transportation Committee and the House Health and Government Operations Committee.
Red Cedars (Juniperus virginiana), Owings (Anne Arundel County), Maryland, May 2015. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
The Baltimore Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency for metropolitan Baltimore, for example, while the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission has jurisdiction over parks and planning in Montgomery and Prince George's counties, and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission provides water and sewerage treatment for those two counties as well.
Red barn, Kent County, Maryland, April 2002. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, Maryland, April 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
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